Forever Trumps Temporary EVERY TIME.

Working for long term fitness results will always come with resistance, plateaus, and setbacks. You know that God put your health and fitness on your heart because it’s an assignment that is connected to your life purpose. Once we know our purpose, we have to choose to make it our mission, putting it into action.Continue reading “Forever Trumps Temporary EVERY TIME.”

A Heart Shift: Shining Light on the Lies Fear Speaks

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17 NIV. This is one of those scriptures that hit me between the eyes and I felt like a fire in my belly when I started workingContinue reading “A Heart Shift: Shining Light on the Lies Fear Speaks”

Live Like That Now

If you want something different only you can make that decision and start the process of getting there. No one is holding you back except yourself! See it. Grab hold of it within your heart. Run towards it in all you do and with all your might. Make it such an actively compelling image withinContinue reading “Live Like That Now”

100 Days to Brave – Day 17 – Dig Into the Word for Yourself

“How can she be so lit up from the inside out and on fire about the Bible, and it seem like such a chore or boring task to you – something you know you “should” do, or “have” to do??”

Welp… y’all… Annie apparently used to feel the same way! Today’s devo was so encouraging to read…. join me?

100 Days to Brave – Day 17 – Dig Into the Word for Yourself

100 Days to Brave 0 Day 15 – Ask the Hard Questions

Call to me and I will answer you. I’ll tell you marvelous and wondrous things that you could never figure out on your own. – Jeremiah 33:3 MSG “Sometimes we avoid asking God things because we fear what the answer will be.” – Annie F Downs, 100 Days to Brave And the rest of thoseContinue reading “100 Days to Brave 0 Day 15 – Ask the Hard Questions”

100 Days to Brave – Day 11 – Your Mind

Look around at your life.  What could be better?  What are you not so satisfied about?  What situation or circumstance are you currently frustrated about or just waiting for the day to come when you’ll be able to change things? EVERYTHING in our life first originated as a THOUGHT.  Our mind can only create somethingContinue reading “100 Days to Brave – Day 11 – Your Mind”

100 Days to Brave – Day 10 – Your Feet

In what ways and in what relationships are you already leading others? Are you a mother leading her children, a manager leading a night crew, a coach leading a team, a compassionate stranger offering encouragement to a frazzled and frustrated stranger? A missionary in another country? A local bible study host? A teacher, a minister,Continue reading “100 Days to Brave – Day 10 – Your Feet”

100 Days to Brave – Day 8 – You Aren’t a Mistake

YOU AREN’T A MISTAKE . You are fearfully and wonderfully made! 

This was a message I needed for SO LONG.  If you don’t know this part of my story, I invite you to get to know how God used this TRUTH in my life to set me FREE from acting and believing like I was less than compared to any other woman, a bother for everybody else to put up with, and a burden to my family as a daughter, to my husband as a wife, to my boss as an employee, to my pastors as an assistant, and to my friends as a person.